Top 10 military photos of the week

Jessica Evans
Updated onApr 8, 2022 10:32 AM PDT
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Top 10 military photos of the week


There’s always SO MUCH happening in our military that sometimes it can seem hard to keep it all straight. Fortunately,…

There's always SO MUCH happening in our military that sometimes it can seem hard to keep it all straight. Fortunately, we scour the internet for the best examples of our service members at work and collect them all in one place so you can get a birds-eye view of what's going on, where. See someone you know? Tag them in this post or share it!

1. Coast Guard Station Mayport Maintenance

MAYPORT, FL, 04.05.2022
Photo by Barry Bena, U.S. Coast Guard District 7 PADET Jacksonville 
U.S. Coast Guardsmen, or machinery technicians (MK), assigned to Station Mayport, Florida, conduct engine maintenance on a station smallboat while at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, Fla., April 5, 2022. MKs work in all areas of machinery operation and maintenance from internal combustion engines to environmental support systems, hydraulics, basic electricity, and areas of hazardous material recovery and control.

2. 330th Medical Brigade Soldier Participates In Weapons Training

FORT MCCOY, WI, 4.03.2022
Photo by Spc. Joshua Morris, 318th Theater Public Affairs Support Element  
Spc. Arthur Potas (left), a Combat Medic with the 330th Medical Brigade, Sheridan, Illinois, participates in a weapons qualification range at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin on April 3, 2022.

3. Cpl. Manny Promotion

Photo by Cpl. Anthony Pio. Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego  
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Manny, the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) San Diego mascot, poses for a photo after his promotion ceremony at MCRD San Diego, April 1, 2022. Manny was named after Sgt. Johnny R. Manuelito, one of the original Navajo Code Talkers.

4. M249 Light Machine Gun At A Weapons Qualification Range

FORT MCCOY, WI, 04.03.2022
Photo by Staff Sgt. Jennifer Shick, 368th Public Affairs Detachment  
A M249 light machine gun is set up in preperation for a qualifying range at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin April 3, 2022. Soldiers qualify on a variety of weapons annually to maintain combat readiness.

5. GRF Chief Petty Officer's 129th Birthday

VA, 04.01.2022
Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Angel Jaskuloski, USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)   
USS Gerald R. Ford's (CVN 78) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8's Chiefs Mess poses for a photo in Ford's hangar bay in celebration of the Chief Petty Officer's 129th birthday, April 1, 2022. Ford is underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting flight deck certification and air wing carrier qualifications as part of the ship’s tailored basic phase prior operational deployment.

6. Norwegian Soldiers test skills at Camp Ripley

LITTLE FALLS, MN, 04.01.2022
Photo by Spc. Sara Messner, Minnesota National Guard  
The Norwegian Heimevernet RRF service members completed a Situational Training Exercise, April 1, 2022. Throughout the training, Soldiers conducted a reconnaissance, encountered an opposing force, reacted to contact, and set up an ambush.

7. 2022 Shaw Air and Space Expo

Photo by Airman 1st Class Isaac Nicholson, 20th Fighter Wing Public Affairs  
The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds” perform their demonstration at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, April 3, 2022. Since 1953, the Thunderbirds team has served as America’s premier air demonstration squadron, entrusted with the vital mission to recruit, retrain and inspire past, present and future Airmen.

8. MDARNG Host 1st Annual Raiders Challenge for JROTC

LANDOVER, MD, 04.02.2022
Photo by Staff Sgt. Chazz Kibler, 29th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment  
A JROTC cadet does push-ups during the Army Physical Fitness Test event for the Maryland Army National Guard sponsored 1st Annual Raiders Challenge at Fairmont Heights High School in Landover, Maryland, on April 2, 2022. The cadets also competed in other events that tested their strength and ability to work as a team.

9. 410th Medical Company Logistics Support Set Up Range

FORT MCCOY, WI, 04.02.2022
Photo by Spc. Gail Sanders, 318th Theater Public Affairs Support Element  
Soldiers from the 410th set up the range at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin on April 2, 2022.

10. 12th Marine Corps Districts Educators Workshop

Photo by Cpl. Anthony Pio, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego  
An Educator from the 12th recruiting district, fires a rifle during an Educators’ Workshop at Edson Range, Camp Pendleton, Calif., March 31, 2022. Educators spent the morning learning about marksmanship and the M16A4 Service Rifle.

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